Driven by his passion for electronic music, Mathieu Josso aka M.MAT, has become a pillar of the house/techno music scene in India. Leading the cult Bombay collective Bhavishyavani Future Soundz, he has organized events and performed with artists such as Laurent Garnier, Mathew Jonson, Chloe, dOP, DJ Koze,Dixon, MANDY or Cobblestone Jazz to name a few. His love for old school house/techno sound or the more contemporary electronic music has influenced his eclectic djing style which blends vintage dance music gems and fresh bouncy beats. M.MAT was ranked in DJ MAG India top 5 in 2012.
Mumbai native: Sandunes (Sanaya Ardeshir) is known for her diverse blend of electronica which combines jazz rooted, eclectic sensibilities with progressive electronic elements. Her upbringing as a pianist and keyboard player allows her to create emotive beds of sound pertaining to an indie electronica/dance music space- a fusion of London inspired ingredients tied together with a unique south asian feel.
Her work has been recognised by international and local indie and nu culture tastemakers– VH1 India, Border Movement, The Wild City, Inner Soul Music, Vogue, Platform Magazine, Homegrown, The Big M, Roundhouse radio(UK), RadioEletrica(Brazil), Radio one(In) and in 2013 she was also featured as an artist to watch for in Rolling Stone Magazine. Red Bull’s ‘Bedroom Producers’ series- which focuses on upcoming artists from the Indian realm shot a film about her creative process. Other publications like Forbes life, Elle, GQ, Grazia, Soundtree Magazine have also covered her work.
Sandunes has also opened for acts like J.Viewz, Michel Menert, Koan Sound, and Dualist Inquiry, as part of large stages at the NH7 Weekenders, and Bass Camp festivals in India.Other festivals played at include Magnetic Fields Festival(IN), Germany’s Fusion Festival, Pettah Interchange (SL), Sunburn Festival(IN), and Aamby Valley’s Enchanted Valley Carnival(IN)